ALM Timeline Project

By jhenley
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    EnlightenmentThis period influenced more writings of logic and science into the U.S.
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    The Age of Faith

    Age of FaithDuring this time period, most of the writers and their work were influenced by puritan ideas.
  • Anne Bradstreet

    "upon a fit of sickness"
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    The Age of Reason

    Age of ReasonThe age of Reason started the period where people began to realize they wanted to puresure knowledge and happiness. People realized that they could do much more than they have been.
  • Thomas Jefferson

    Jefferson"Decleration of Independence"
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    DeclerationOne major American event during this time was the creation of the Decleration of Independence, helped brought by Thomas Jefferson
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    RomanticismThe ideas of Romanticism brought ideas of individuality and imagination.
  • Wiliam Bryant

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    Missouri enters as the 24th state, having 12 slave states and 12 free states.
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    The Trancendentalists

    This idea was introduced that people gained more knowledge of ideas through experience instead of sense or logic.
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    The Independent Treasury Act is signed.
  • Henry David Thoreau

    Thoreau"A Week on the Concord and Merrimac Rivers"
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Hawthorne"The Scarlet Letter
  • Walt Whitman

    Whitman"Leaves of Grass"
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    The start of the American Civil War
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    Realism started in the nineteenth century which promoted actual instead of imagined. It was also to present art in the actual life details.
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    Naturalism became during the nineteenth and twentieth century a little after realism, and this is the time when people were starting to realize what is actually going on around them. This was including government and laws, as people starting seeing them unfair.
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    Civil Rights act states "no citizen can be denied equal use of public facilities.
  • Mark Twain

    "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer"
  • Frederick Douglas

    "My Escape From Slavery"
  • Stephen Crane

    "The Little Regiment"
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    The sinking of the titanic, killing 1502 people due to lack of liferafts. This boat was suppopsed to be unsinkable, and had movies and books made after its sinking.
  • Major American Event

    Beginning of WW1, and in 1939, beginning of WW2.
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    During this time period, WW1 was started and ended, as well as, WW2 starting in 1939.
  • Scott Fitzgerald

    "This Side of Paradise"
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    The Harlem Renaissance

    This was the time period in which African American art centered in Harlem.
  • E.E. Cummings

    "The Enormous Room"
  • Langston Hughes

    "The Weary Blues"
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    WW2 is beginning during this time.
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    Contemporary Literature

    There is alot of great and new ideas during this time period, but there is no clear philosophy.
  • J.D. Salinger

    "The Catcher in the Rye"